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Year 1 - Hedgehogs & Squirrels

Wb 4th & 11th May - Odd Dog Out - Year 1

Click here for the Home Learning Map for Year 1

This 2 week learning period we will be looking at the story Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph

This story can be found here

Links and Examples

Below are some links and examples to help you complete some of the activities from our Learning Maps.

Take a look the authors website.         

Why not practice drawing a sausage dog with Rob.

Take a look at RSPCA website to find out more on how to care for a pet dog.

Will anything you find out help with your caring for animals fact sheets?



How will you make your model of Odd Dog?   



Can you find 12 hidden seasonal words in the picture?

Can you write a list and match them to the correct season?




The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown - click this link.

Edited by Katherine Rundell, with contributions from more than 100 children’s writers and illustrators

Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon, Jacqueline Wilson – and Katherine herself.

The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals.

  Phonics and Spelling - Click the blue links below!

 DFE Letters and Sounds Daily Lessons                                                         


Phonics lessons for Year 1 take place on this website at 10.30 am every week day. If you feel  your child needs more support with the process of blending sounds together, there are lessons at 11 o'clock to practice sounding and reading words such as ‘tap’ ‘cap’ ‘mat’ ‘pat’.


Click for more support on the blue links below. 

Letters and Sounds Channel Home Page


Phonic Support - An audio guide on how to say the sounds.

Oxford Owl Phonic Audio Guide  



Try your hand at spelling some of our Year One words with...  

Spellingframe Choose a spelling rule and practice with a game or why not test yourself.



BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons                                                                     

Fridays Challenge 

BBC Bitesize - Maths Week 4 15/5/20

BBC Bitesize - Maths Week 4 15/5/20

Year 1 CanDoMaths Daily Workout                                                           

A parent Pack of Year 1 Maths based on learning that has taken place during the academic year so far. Practise the skills and apply them to solve missing number and contextual problems to keep Maths fit during the time of school closures.


The weekly plan will be:

Day 1 - Workout A and D

Day 2 - Workout E

Day 3 - Workouts B and F

Day 4 - Workouts C and G

Day 5 - Workout H

View document year_1_home_learning_page/cando_maths/candomaths-workout-1_3.pdf

View document year_1_home_learning_page/cando_maths/candomaths_workout_1_4.pdf


Unfortunately, the CanDoMaths Team are no longer producing videos to support the activity packs.  Generic videos have been provided for Workout A, B, C , D, E and also for Workout F - the links are below.

Also the original videos for pack 1.1 and 1.2 on our first page for Home Learning.


CanDoMaths Daily Maths Support Video 1 - Workouts A, B and C

CanDoMaths Daily Maths Support Video 2 - Workout D

CanDoMaths Daily Maths Support Video 3 - Workout E

CanDoMaths Daily Maths Support Video 4 - Workout F

CanDoMaths Workout Answers - Click the link below! 

CanDoMaths Workout Answers 1.3

CanDoMaths Workout Answers 1.4



Lets hope the sun returns to  fun to make simple animal shadow puppets and explore a fun shadow science physics activity!

Little Bins for Little Hands - Shadow Science Activity         


 Bitesize Daily Lessons                                                                     

Learn about seasons, day and night with Seymour and Gabby.

BBC Bitesize - Science Week 1 22/4/20

The National Classroom Online Classroom                              

Try out a quiz and/or some of the activities - Click the blue link below!    

Science - Lesson 1 - What do we know about the weather?

Science - Lesson 2 - How does the weather change across the seasons?


Let's Get Physical

Why not try out some more of Andy’s Wild Workouts in Series 1. Which animals are you going to move like and where will you find them in the world?

       BBC iPlayer - Click the blue link!                                           

Travel in time on an adventure with Jaime and RoboDog from Cosmic Kids.

WASP - New Wiltshire and Swindon Sports                              

 Try out some of their sporting games and activities. Click the blue links below.

   Week 1 - 27 April to 1 May

 Week 2 - 4 to 8 May



Bitesize Daily Lessons                                                                 

 Learn about the importance of friendships.

 BBC Bitesize - Wellbeing Week 1 24/4/20

School Value This Term                                                            


 Can you make a kindness paper chain?              

 Download and Play a Act of Kindness Game      

MUSIC - Click the blue link below!

         Out of the Ark (free music resource)                           

Out of the Ark have kindly released lots of free musical resources for children to access at home! Feel free to browse the link above and choose some songs to learn at home!

(**Please note that some songs may be of a religious theme.**)